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Pigskin Plane Pull

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The football game between the University of Texas (UT) and the University of Oklahoma (OU) is a longtime tradition at the State Fair of Texas. The game, played at the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium, is called the AT&T Red River Rivalry. (The Red River forms the border between Texas and Oklahoma.)

OU Team Pulling the PlaneTexas Team Pulling the Plane

Four years ago, Southwest Airlines started a new event leading up to the game ... the Pigskin Plane Pull. Fans of the two schools (Employees and Friends of Southwest) compete to see who can pull an 83,000 pound Boeing 737 the fastest over a fifty yard course. The team with the lowest time wins roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines and plenty of other prizes, including a chance to win tickets to the game.

It has become quite an event, as you'll see in this video.

Texas Fans Celebrating

Oklahoma won a fiercely-contested 28-21 victory over Texas at this year's Red River Rivalry. But who won the really big event ... the Pigskin Plane Pull? Well ... you'll see that, too.